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Day: August 9, 2022

Power employee’s protest against Modi regime’s Electricity Amendment Bill-2022 

English, General, Official News
Srinagar, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Thousands of Power Sector employees and workers held a strong protest across Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir including Ladakh against the Modi government’s move to introduce Electricity Amendment Bill-2022 in the Indian parliament, with an aim to hand over the sector to India-based businessmen associated with the Hindutva ideology. The Jammu and Kashmir Power Employees and Engineers Coordination Committee (JKPEECC) held protests at all the district headquarters in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. A large number of Power sector employees came out on roads to lodge their protest against the move. During the protest at Jammu, several senior members of the Coordination Committee, including Sachin Tickoo, Jaipal Sharma, Ashok Kumar, Jasbir Singh, Anil Sl...

President, PM pay tribute to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), companions 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in their messages on Youm-e-Ashur have said the philosophy of sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (Razi Allah ho Ta’ala Anho) is a beacon of light for all Muslims. The President in his message said this day reminds us that we should always be ready for struggle with patience, steadfastness, and courage, at the individual and collective level for victory and success of virtue. The Prime Minister in a tweet message said humanity must seek guidance from exemplary character of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions to break the logjam it is in, in the face of multiple challenges. He said the virtues of patience, loyalty, unity and tolerance can defeat the forces of division, chaos and ...

Interior Minister visits residence of martyred Brigadier Khalid in Faisalabad

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan visited the residence of martyred Brigadier Muhammad Khalid in Faisalabad and expressed grief and sorrow over the helicopter crash. He also offered fateha and paid homage to the martyred Brigadier Khalid. He termed his martyrdom a great loss for the country and people of Pakistan. Speaking on this occasion, Rana Sanaullah said that there is a dire need for forging unity among our ranks. He said that all the army personnel who martyred in the helicopter crash were an asset of the Pakistan and pride of the nation. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: Websi...

Four soldiers martyred in North Waziristan suicide attack

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Four soldiers embraced martyrdom in a suicide attack on their military convoy in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan District. According to the ISPR, intelligence agencies have commenced investigations to find out details regarding the suicide bomber and his handlers. The ISPR said Pakistan Army is determined to eliminate the menace of terrorism and such sacrifices of our brave soldiers will not go unpunished. President Dr. Arif Alvi has condemned the suicide attack on Pakistan Army convoy in North Waziristan. In a statement, he expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of four soldiers. He said such cowardly attacks will not weaken the nation’s resolve to rid the country from the menace of terrorism. He paid glowing tributes to the ...

PM phones UAE President to discuss matters of common interest 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Tuesday. During the telephonic conversation, the two leaders exchanged views on matters of common interest. Reaffirming the close fraternal ties between the two countries, they agreed to work closely to further enhance bilateral cooperation in different fields. The Prime Minister offered his condolences on the damage caused by the recent floods in the Emirates, resulting in the loss of precious lives including Pakistani nationals. He also expressed his deepest sympathies with the Emirati brethren. The UAE President also extended heartfelt commiserations on the loss of precious lives in floods in Pakistan as well as ...

Masood condemns killings in New Mexico’s Albuquerque 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of four precious lives including one of Pakistani descent, in a recent wave of hate killing in Albuquerque city. In a statement, the Ambassador strongly condemned the incident and assured the families of bereaved families of all possible assistance from the Embassy and Pakistan Consulate in Houston. The Ambassador said we are thankful to President Joe Biden and senior officials of the US administration for their strongly worded statements denouncing these horrific incidents and assuring Muslim Community that such attacks have no place in America. The Pakistani envoy expressed the hope that perpetrators would be apprehended and brought to justice...